The Condors set to return

Tiarra McCormick, Reporter

The Bakersfield, Condors owned by the Edmonton Oilers, hosted their preseason game on Sept. 27 against the Stockton Heat. The home game took place at the Mechanics Bank Arena. The Condors mascots Colonel Claw’d, Baby Cal, and Riggs are used to helping keep the momentum going when there is a break during the game.

There are thirty-eight players on the team that play in various positions. The team is run by head coach Jay Woodcroft, the 8th coach the team. He was previously the assistant coach with the Edmonton Oilers and coached the San Jose Sharks. The 2019-2020 season will have 34 games. The Condors hold 42 wins and the second-longest American Hockey winning streak running, a 17-game win.

The team’s first home game is scheduled for Oct.4 against the San Diego Gulls at the Mechanics Bank Arena.